P&B How Do You 2020 – Episode 2: Considering Potential Sources of Bias in Local Media

In this episode, Patrick and Ben jump down a “rabbit hole” of questioning who controls the news media we consume.  They dig into how many of the region’s “local” news outlets are connected, pose questions about the trustworthiness of news, and uncover what they have discovered about the corporation(s) behind local news outlets.

They include a disclaimer at the end of the episode to explain that while these media outlets may be connected by one corporation, it is important to carefully consider information, including its source.

Note: This episode was recorded on November 3, the day of the US General Election.

Articles referenced at the end of the episode:

The Record – Row House Fire / Waterloo Chronicle – Conservative Plan / Waterloo Chronicle – Torstar